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System Error "Program can’t start because mfc100.dll is missing from your computer" - WKB13941

Article number: 13941

SYMPTOMS

  • Starting a program (e.g. PDA Diagnostics) the following System Error appears:

    The program can’t start because mfc100.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

ENVIRONMENT

  • Windows
  • MassLynx
  • Visual C++

CAUSE

dll file is missing from the computer
Maybe failure on installation, file corruption or prerequisite software not installed or not installed correctly (e.g. Visual C++) 

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Download and install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86) from the Microsoft website

  2. For MassLynx 4.1 use the option for 32 bit Operating systems:
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5555

  3. For 64 bit programs use the following link
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=14632

  4. NOTE: Always follow local SOPs when modifying PC settings

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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